Risk-Adjusted CABG Readmission Rate

INACTIVE REVIEW: This measure review is older than five years.

Risk adjusted percentage of Medicare FFS beneficiaries aged 65 and older who undergo isolated coronary artery bypass grafting and are discharged alive but have a subsequent acute care hospital inpatient admission within 30 days of the date of discharge from the CABG hospitalization.

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 2514
Measure Type
Measure Steward
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Clinical Topic Area
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Myocardial Infarction

Care Setting
Data Source

ACP supports th is measure because it captures a targeted denominator (fee-for-service Medicare patients, ages 65 and older) and uses the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk-adjustment, which has a strong base of clinical data.